A yearly mammogram may not be adequate for women who have had breast cancer, according to a new study presented at the annual Radiological Society of North America meeting.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Halaven (eribulin mesylate) to treat late-stage breast cancer patients with metastatic breast cancer who have received at least two prior chemotherapy regimens.
A recent analysis shows a dramatic increase in bilateral mastectomy among women with cancer in one breast, despite evidence that it prolongs survival.
Can you imagine no more mammograms or being able to test for breast cancer at home?
Soy is often discouraged as a dietary component for women with a history of breast cancer because the plant compound is a phytoestrogen that has a similar chemical structure to estrogen and can tri
The breast cancer drug paclitaxel (Taxol®) was originally derived from an evergreen called the Pacific yew, and now researchers have discovered a potent drug from another evergreen tree.
Findings from a large study show women with family history of breast cancer can reduce their risks with 3 simple lifestyle interventions.
Bring on the broccoli, greens, and carrots. A new study from Boston University School of Medicine reveals that African American women who eat more vegetables have a reduced risk of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer than women who eat few vegetables.
Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight knows how difficult a diet can be.
Have you noticed your female friends getting a little personal with their Facebook status recently?
According to findings presented at the Third American Association for Cancer Research Conference, minority women wait longer for a definitive diagnosis of breast cancer after abnormal test results
Today is October 1st, the beginning of the 26th annual celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and increasing in popularity is the promotion of the color pink – the official color of breast c
New research shows mammogram screening starting at age 40 can reduce breast cancer death rates by nearly 30 percent.
Researchers using brain imaging find that chemotherapy for breast cancer treatment alters brain tissue.
A new drug dubbed BSI-201 is the subject of a major clinical trial as a potential treatment for triple negative breast cancer.
In 2007, doctors in Japan discovered that adipose (fat cell)-derived stem cells showed promise for improving cosmetic outcomes of breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for breast cancer.
Pretty soon everything will be turning pink! Although National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is still two weeks away, Nancy G.
Researchers have confirmed that prophylactic surgery can prevent breast and ovarian cancer among BRCA mutation carriers.
French fries, milk shakes, and other high-fat foods are favorites during puberty, but they may also increase the risk of breast cancer among young girls.
The risk of breast cancer associated with the use of synthetic progesterone known as progestins has been a topic of much controversy and concern for many years.
Researchers have further defined the risk of breast cancer associated with taking hormone replacement therapy.